Elisa Pritzker, US American Artist born in Argentina
Artist and independent curator Elisa Pritzker --based in Ulster County, New York-- has exhibited at MoMA,
Queens and Dorsky Museums among an innumerable group and solo exhibits. Her art is in permanent
collections from the Dorsky Museum, Jean Cherqui Art Collection, Paris. France & New York, the Argentine
Consulate in NYC, the Wiseman Gallery/Rogue Community College and the Luz & Alfonso Castillo Foundation.
Elisa Pritzker was featured in many publications. Some highpoints are Hyperallergic, CNN-in Spanish, Chronogram Magazine, HuffPost [The Huffington Post], PBS Channel. Her "Eclectica Store" was showcased in the New York Times. Her life/art story was recorded by Lisia Leon for Story Corps-Library of Congress, New York NY on Nov. 7, 2010. The “Spirit of the Selknams” short film by Stephen Blauweiss aired on PBS on Oct. 14th 2015 and is shown ongoing on PBS online and YouTube.
Regionally and amid countless community activities, she co-founded the Highland Cultural Center/HCC-Arts
with her husband Enrique Rob Lunski, run her own studio & gallery since 2000 and through her monthly
column “The Corner of the Arts’” she features other Latino artists, museums and galleries. Her column is
currently published at La Voz-Bard College Magazine and ABClatino Bilingual Media Network.
Some highlights during 2017 were her Selknam Project, a solo exhibition-installation, presented at the HVCCA Museum [May 13-Sept. 30], a solo exhibit at the Argentine Consulate Gallery in New York City and for the second time, she was part of the 2017 Jerusalem Biennale in Jerusalem, Israel.
In 2017 she also received the Ulster County Executive Hispanic Heritage Award from County Executive Mike Hein from the Ulster County Executive's Office, New York State.